Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir police on Thursday claimed to have averted a major militancy plot by recovering three boxes of arms and ammunition in RS Pura Arnia area.
In a statement, Jammu police said that the three boxes of arms and ammunition were dropped through drone during night hours and were recovered by the search party from Treva village of Arnia.
“On the basis of input regarding drone activity and dropping of arms and ammunition by Pak-based militant outfits LeT/TRF on the behest of Pak agency ISI in RS Pura Arnia area,” a police spokesman said.
He said that special search operation was launched by SOG and Jammu Police in Arnia area of RS Pura sub-division and during the search operation three boxes of the arms and ammunition which were dropped through drone during night hours, which were recovered by the search party from Treva village of Arnia , R S Pura.
The arms, ammunition, and explosives recovered during a search operation in Arena area include three detonators, three remote-controlled IED, three bottles explosive, one bundle of Cordtex wire, two-timer IEDs, one pistol, two magazines, six grenades, and 70 rounds.
“Dropping off this huge arms and explosive depicts a major militancy plan of the Pak-based outfit (LET/TRF). With the recovery of the huge consignment of arms and explosives, a major militant plot has been averted by the alert troops of JK police,” the statement said.
The police spokesman added that a case under FIR number 12/2022 under relevant section and laws stands registered in Police Station Arnia and further investigation in the instant case is going on.